2 more arrests made after Huntington Beach fight that left officers injured

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Two more people have been arrested after a fight broke out near the U.S. Open of Surfing venue in Huntington Beach Wednesday, leaving some police officers injured, authorities said.

Five people were arrested at the time of the incident, which began when officers spotted a woman they thought was drinking on the beach. But police announced two more arrests Saturday following more witness interviews and examination of evidence.

The fight ensued when the group the woman was with turned on the officers after being confronted, according to Huntington Beach police.

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Five people were arrested and at least one police officer was transported to a hospital after a fight broke out in Huntington Beach Wednesday evening, police said.



All seven people arrested are in their late teens and early 20s, and are facing multiple charges of participating in a riot and resisting officers, as well as consuming alcohol on the beach.

One officer was transported to a hospital with injuries described as serious, and will require further treatment.

A number of other officers sustained minor injuries, police said.

Police say the group involved in the incident and the altercation had no connection to the U.S. Open of Surfing.
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